Atiku Abubakar, a former Nigeria’s VP and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has revealed that among other things he would like to do enriching his friends if elected president was one thing he plans on doing.
Channels TV reported that ,Atiku, stated this on Wednesday while addressing the business community in Lagos at an event themed “Getting Nigeria’s Economy Working: A Pragmatic Approach.
“I am not going to enrich members of my family but my friends.
“Are my friends not entitled to be enriched? As long as there is no element of corruption there,” he said.
He also gave an assured that his team has the capacity to tackle corruption in the country.
Beyond that, Atiku vowed to privatize the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) if he gets into power.
He said, “I am committed to privatizing NNPC, I said it.”
This comes weeks after the PDP candidate announced that he would privatize the oil corporation if eventually he was made the president.
Inspite of the backlash whch followed his declaration to sell 90% of the oil corporation,, the PDP candidate vowed to follow through with it even if it costs him his life.
“I swear, even if they are going to kill me, I will do it,” he said.
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